Greetings, cherished Aroma Thyme Bistro family! Today, I'm bubbling with excitement as I unveil a culinary treasure close to my heart. Allow me to introduce our latest addition to the menu: Beef Braciole, a dish that beckons the warmest memories from my grandmother's kitchen to yours. 🇮🇹❤️
As a child, I was captivated by the mesmerizing dance of flavors in my grandmother's kitchen as she expertly crafted this classic Italian dish. Beef Braciole wasn't just a meal; it was a sacred tradition, a symbol of love interwoven with our family gatherings. Little did I know that this cherished recipe would find its way to Aroma Thyme, transforming into a culinary masterpiece. 🌿👵
The turning point came during a recent pilgrimage to our roots in Apulia, Italy. From the humble osterias to the grand dining establishments, Beef Braciole adorned every corner with its unique regional twists. It was a revelation – this dish wasn't just a family favorite; it was a culinary icon! 🌟
And so, we decided to bring this magical, rustic peasant food straight from Apulia to our menu. Our Beef Braciole begins with the finest local Hudson Valley Flank Steak from Hardwick, grass-raised and finished to perfection. We fill it with a savory blend of roasted garlic, parsley, prosciutto, Reggiano cheese, gluten-free breadcrumbs, and a hint of lemon zest. Slowly braised in a rich tomato sauce for hours, it transforms into a tender, flavorful masterpiece. 🍅🥩
A Little History of Beef Braciole: This dish boasts deep roots in Italian culinary heritage, particularly in the south. Traditionally a Sunday ritual, prepared with love and meticulous care, Braciole, meaning "braised meat" in Italian, takes on various regional nuances but always revolves around family and comfort. It's not just a dish; it's a celebration of Italian culture and history on a plate.
Don't let this opportunity slip through your fingers! Experience the timeless elegance of an Italian classic at Aroma Thyme. Available for a limited time, this is your chance to savor a dish that not only delights your taste buds but also carries within it the rich tapestry of flavor and history. 🍴🇮🇹
First Green Certified© Restaurant in the Hudson Valley. Established in 2003 in Ellenville (Ulster County) NY. Featuring a New American menu with grass-fed steaks, seafood & vegetarian. One of the best stocked bars in the Hudson Valley with 300 craft beers, 300 wines & independent produced spirits. Hudson Valley Magazine “Best Of” winner 10 years in a row. Awards include: Best Beer Menu, Best Chef, Best Bistro, Best Vegetarian, Best of County & Best Wine List. Trip Advisor's #1 restaurant.